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Ristorante Roccabella

Artho Peter | Gandria, Gandria, Lugano, Switzerland
+41 91 971 27 22
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good28%
  • Average9%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible17%
Travelers talk about
“pasta” (4 reviews)
“lake lugano” (5 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Italian, European
$$ - $$$
Artho Peter | Gandria, Gandria, Lugano, Switzerland
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Reviewed September 26, 2017

It is a shame that the owners fail to make the most out of the location of this restaurant. The main customers are the ones coming through the boat trips. But there is no effort to engage or attract them. Those who had the misfortune...More

Thank Mobilemedic70
Reviewed September 17, 2017 via mobile

The wait staff were unfriendly and not particularly helpful. Given the quality of other restaurants and bars in the area we were highly disappointed with the rude service we received. The recommended house red wine was mediocre.

Thank Matt P
Reviewed September 17, 2017 via mobile

This could easily have been a 3/4* rating because the food was good but the main waiter was horrendously rude - either anti tourists or xenophobic. I cannot recommend this restaurant to anyone.

Thank Doobydoobyquack
Reviewed July 23, 2017

we went as a group to this charming restaurant on a cliff overlooking lake Lugano.the view is magnificent. the owners were charming and open. they treated us as if we were family. the food was wonderful and tasty. the wines were great. this was our...More

Thank bestbites26
Reviewed May 4, 2017

Waiter forgot to bring Coca cola, which I ordered. He was not the nicest one. Soup was very salty and pasta was ok. Not much more to say.

1  Thank aukseib
Reviewed April 20, 2017 via mobile

Overpriced ! Not good! Extremely rude! The waiter was irritated that we only wanted a drink and antipasto.After finding that out they took our cloth napkins. The Tiramisu that my wife ordered looked nothing like the picture in their menu. And was pulled out of...More

1  Thank Kevin C
Reviewed April 6, 2017

Such a great location -- a wonderful view of Lake Lugano. From the prosecco toast appetizer through to the tiramisu dessert...everything is delicious. The host adds a touch of whimsical entertainment along the way. Most enjoyable!

Thank HVwriter
Reviewed March 15, 2017

We had a tour around Lake Lugano in the early evening and then the water taxi took us to the restaurant. We are on the terrace with a lake view...lovely! The owner is quite a character and very hands on. We had the house salad,...More

Thank j68ky
Reviewed October 14, 2016 via mobile

Took a boat to the restaurant. That was fun in itself. Owner entertained us Excellent lasagna. Good experience

Thank One2travelUsa
Reviewed October 10, 2016

Roccabella in Gandria is an authentic gem. Food is delicious and freshly prepared, congratulation to the chef! Owner Peter is very friendly and entertaining. Location is great, lakeside, in beautiful Gandria. Excellent service and atmosphere.

Thank Mario M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special occasions, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Artho Peter | Gandria, Gandria, Lugano, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Swiss Alps  >  Canton of Ticino  >  Lugano  >  Gandria
  • Phone Number: +41 91 971 27 22
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